Livre : A Sociology of the Senses

vanniniSource : Note de lecture de la revue Senses and Society

The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture : A Sociology of the Senses. Phillip Vannini, Dennis Waskul, Simon Gottschalk. Routledge,  2013 (pour le paperback). 190 pages. ISBN : 978-0-415-73104-1

The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture is the definitive guide to the sociological and anthropological study of the senses. Vannini, Waskul, and Gottschalk provide a comprehensive map of the social and cultural significance of the senses that is woven in a thorough analytical review of classical, recent, and emerging scholarship and grounded in original empirical data that deepens the review and analysis.

Selected Contents:Part 1: Understanding Sensory Studies. 1. Toward a Sociology of the Senses. 2 The Sensual Body. 3 Sensual Ritual and Performance. 4 Sensuous Scholarship. Part 2: Doing Sensory Research. 5. The Sensuous Self and Identity. 6. A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time. 7. The Sensory Order. 8. Media, Consumer, and Material Culture.


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Chargée de ressources documentaires Equipe Cresson – UMR Ambiances Architectures Urbanités – Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble.
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